Free virus checker win xp home advice

  ray27 10:40 22 Jan 10

Can anyone recommend a free virus checker for win xp home
I have tried AVG 9 free but I am unable to download it
I can download a small file but when I click on it just takes me to a search site I then put in the search box avg 9 free and click the search button but it just returns to the same page
It must be something I am dong wrong as have downloaded it recently for my son
So I am wondering if there is another one someone can recomend or tell me what Iam doing wrong cheers Ray

  birdface 10:43 22 Jan 10

Sounds like you may have caught a nastie.Try updating and run Malwarebytes free first.

click here

  birdface 10:45 22 Jan 10

Free edition of AVG.

click here

  Woolwell 11:06 22 Jan 10

Try Microsoft Security Essentials click here instead of AVG.

  ray27 07:58 23 Jan 10

Thanks for the help I have solved the problem
I have been working on an old laptop and didnt realise it hadnt been updated to service pack 2as soon as I updated the AVG went in without any problems Many thanks once again

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